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DataPath: High Performance IPC with low CPU Usage

The past week I’ve been working on two things: A redesign for this website and DataPath, a high performance IPC solution. And today I’d like to present to you what DataPath is and how it can benefit you (even as an end-user). Read more

The future of AMD Encoder: HEVC on RX 4xx, Pre-Pass, VBAQ and more!

AMD released version 1.4 of the AMF SDK back in January and I quickly got to work familiarizing myself with the changes and new sample tools. I did some rather extreme tests with the encoder, which resulted in me reporting 8 Issues to the AMF Issue Tracker – mostly GPU crashes or encoding failures. But with that out of the way, Patrons have now finally received the first official pre-release build, just as I promised back in December 2016. But what’s actually inside? Read more